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: NEWS : and summary of today's

programmes for the Forces

: MORNING STAR

Records of Joan Hammond , Australian soprano

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Hammond

: Up in the Morning Early

Exercises for men: George Welton
7.40 Exercises for women: Doris Robertson

Contributors

Unknown: George Welton
Unknown: Doris Robertson

: Tune for Today

An anthology of favourites

: Lift Up Your Hearts!

Reading from the Gospels, by Robert Speaight

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Speaight

: THE KITCHEN FRONT

' Try something new '

: 'THE RECORD GOES ROUND AND AROUND'

Forty minutes of rhythm with Kay Cavendish

Contributors

Unknown: Kay Cavendish

: H. ROBINSON CLEAVER

at the organ of the Granada, Tooting

: JAN BERENSKA

and his Orchestra

: 'IF ANY MAN SERVE ME'

A devotional reading : ' Tell it out among the nations that the Lord hath reigned from the Tree'

: - GOOD FRIDAY MORNING SERVICE

Litany (Tallis Five-Part)
It is a thing most wonderful (E.H.
597 ; C.H. 436)
Ante Communion (Merbecke) :—
Commandments Collects
Epistle : Hebrews 10, vv. 1-25
0 sacred headj sore wounded (S.P.
128 ; C.H. 107)
Gospel : St. John 19, vv. 1-30 Creed
The Intercession
My song is love unknown (S.P. 127) Collect Blessing

: NORMAN BRIGGS

at the theatre organ

: THE COMPOSER PERFORMS

Presented with gramophone records by Scott Goddard

Contributors

Unknown: Scott Goddard

: ' IT HAPPENED IN A FOG'

Short story written for broadcasting by J. Jefferson Farjeon , and read by» Philip Cunningham. (Previously broadcast April 25, 1941)

Contributors

Broadcasting By: J. Jefferson Farjeon
Read By: Philip Cunningham.

: BRIGHOUSE AND RASTRICK BAND

Conductor, Fred Berry
March : The President..... Edward German Shepherd's Dance Edward German Ballet Music : Sicilian Vespers Verdi Parade of the Sunbeams Maclean Selection : Snow White Churchill

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Berry

: CHARLES ERNESCO

and his Sextet, with Esther Coleman

Contributors

Unknown: Esther Coleman

: ' OVER THE BORDER '

Week-end notes for women gardeners by Anna Scarlett and Barbara Tarver

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Scarlett
Unknown: Barbara Tarver

: CZECH AND BRITISH COMPOSERS

BBC Midland Light Orchestra (conductor, Richard Crean ) with an officer in the Czechoslovak Army (tenor)

Contributors

Conductor: Richard Crean

: The Way of the Cross

Music: O Saviour of the world (Goss)
Reading: St. Luke 23, w. 13-24
All ye who seek for sure relief (A. and M. 112)
Address: The beginning of the Way Music: Jesu, sweet is the thought of thee (Vittoria)
Reading: St. John 19, w. 16 and 17; St. Matthew 27, v. 32 ; St. Mark 15, v. 21
Take up thy cross (A. and M. 263; C.H. 501)
Address: Simon the Cyrenian
Music: Jesu, Word of God Incarnate (Elgar)
Reading: St. Luke 23, w. 32-38 0 sacred head (A. and M. Ill) Address : Calvary
Music: There is a green hill (Gounod)
Blessing
Praise to the holiest in the height (A. and M. 172; C.H. 32)
The addresses are given by Dom Bernard Clements, O.S.B., and the music conducted by Dr. W.S. Lloyd Webber

Contributors

Unknown: Dom Bernard Clements

: Elgar's Oratorio 'THE DREAM OF GERONTIUS'

Words by Cardinal Newman. Gladys Ripley (contralto), Parry Jones (tenor), Arthur Reckless (baritone). Luton Choral Society : conductor, Arthur E. Davies. BBC Chorus : chorus-master, Leslie Woodgate. BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Henry J. Wood
3.0 Introduction by Alec Robertson
3.5 Part 1
3.45 During the interval. ' The Dream of Gerontius' : talk on Newman's poem by the Rev. J. B. McElligott , O.S.B.
3.55 Part 2
Chorus : Demons, Angelicals, and Souls

Contributors

Unknown: Cardinal Newman.
Contralto: Gladys Ripley
Contralto: Parry Jones
Tenor: Arthur Reckless
Conductor: Arthur E. Davies.
Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate.
Conducted By: Sir Henry J. Wood
Unknown: Alec Robertson
Unknown: Rev. J. B. McElligott
Gerontius: Parry Jones
The Priest: Arthur Reckless
The Soul of Gerontius: Parry Jones
Angel: Gladys Ripley
Angel of the Agony: Arthur Reckless

: HECES GWENER Y GROGLITH '

Ymddiddan gan y Gwir Barchedig Esgob Llanelwy. (Welsh talk for Good Friday)

Contributors

Unknown: Gwir Barchedig
Unknown: Esgob Llanelwy.

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 ' The Selfish Giant' : story for children of all ages, by Oscar Wilde. ' Without a City Wall' : programme of verse and music for Good Friday, arranged by David
5.50 Children's Hour prayers

Contributors

Unknown: Oscar Wilde.

: NEWS

National and Regional announcements

: ARIEL IN WARTIME

Fortnightly news and views about books, pictures, science, and films, presented by Joseph Macleod , including a talk by John Rothenstein , Director of the Tate Gallery, on the exhibition of pictures acquired by the Tate since the outbreak of war, which was opened -yesterday at the National Gallery

Contributors

Presented By: Joseph MacLeod
Talk By: John Rothenstein

: Central Band of H.M. ROYAL AIR FORCE

(by permission of the Air Council) : conducted by Wing Commander R. P. O'Donnell , M.V.O., Organising Director of Music, Royal Air Force

Contributors

Unknown: R. P. O'Donnell

: BACH AND DUPRE

played by Arnold Richardson (organ)

Contributors

Played By: Arnold Richardson

: MESSER MARCO POLO'

Radio play, adapted from Donn Byrne 's novel and produced by Cecil McGivern. Music composed by Victor Hely-Hutchinson A section of the BBC Northern
Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Donn Byrne
Produced By: Cecil McGivern.
Composed By: Victor Hely-Hutchinson
Malachi: Fred O'Donovan
Brian: Tony Quinn
Marco Polo: James McKechnie
Chinese Sea Captain: Charles Victor
Nicholas Polo: Eugene Leahy
Matthew Polo: Harry Hutchinson
The Pope: Gerald Cooper
Old Man of the Mountain: Abraham Sofaer
Golden Bells: Micheline Patton
Li Po: Leslie French
Sanang: Abraham Sofaer
Kubla Khan: Roger Livesey

: BBC SCOTTISH ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ian Whyte
Turkish March (Ruins of Athens)
Beethoven
Symphony No. 82, in C (The Bar)....Haydn Five Spanish Dances (Op. 12)..Moszkowski

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte

: GOOD FRIDAY EVENING SERVICE

Theme : 'I thirst' and ' It is finished'
Prayers
Praise to the Holiest (A. and M.
172 ; C.H. 32)
Reading : Isaiah 52 and 53 Address by the Most
Rev. William Temple , D.D., Archbishop of York
When I survey the wondrous Cross
(A. and M. 108 ; C.H. 106)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. William Temple

: THE MASTER SINGERS

Gramophone records presented by Hugh Harvey

Contributors

Presented By: Hugh Harvey

: News in Gaelic

and postscript

: JOHN KEATS

Poems from the Letters, presented by Hugh Stewart _

Contributors

Presented By: Hugh Stewart

: REGINALD FOORT

at the theatre organ








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